Articles tagged “jetsuite”

U.S.-Based Electric Jet Startup Zunum Books Its First Customer

U.S.-Based Electric Jet Startup Zunum Books Its First Customer

Julie Johnsson and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

In April, JetSuite said it had accepted an investment from Qatar Airways. We wondered what JetSuite planned to do with the cash. Now we have a better idea. JetSuite plans to invest in electric jets. This is an intriguing idea. Let's hope it works.

10 months ago

JetBlue to Help Sell a Private Jet-Style Experience to the Masses

JetBlue to Help Sell a Private Jet-Style Experience to the Masses

Sean O'Neill, Skift

JetBlue's move to sell seats on a tiny airline with scheduled service to smaller airports is a really smart idea that may help popularize private aviation.

11 months ago

Qatar Airways Takes a Stake in a Small California-Based Airline

Qatar Airways Takes a Stake in a Small California-Based Airline

Brian Sumers, Skift

Did Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker finally win himself a slice of a U.S. airline? You could say that. But remember JetSuiteX, for now, has only five airplanes. We'll see how much it grows with the new money.

12 months ago

CEO Interview: JetSuite Wants to Bring a Private Jet-Style Experience to the Masses

CEO Interview: JetSuite Wants to Bring a Private Jet-Style Experience to the Masses

Brian Sumers, Skift

The list of new brands that wanted to disrupt private jet flying in recent years is long, but successes are few. Having someone at the helm who has solid experience in commercial aviation sets JetSuite apart from the competition.

2 years ago

Private Jet Operator JetSuite Takes Advantage of Big-Name Investors and Facebook Fans

Private Jet Operator JetSuite Takes Advantage of Big-Name Investors and Facebook Fans

Ted Jackovics, Tampa Tribune

JetSuite's investors and board members include JetBlue founder David Neeleman and Zappos CEO Tony Hseih. The private jet operator has on-demand model that enables some bargain-hungry travelers to fly like the 1%.

5 years ago